Mission Statement

Women in Buses Council is to recognize and advance the role of women in the motorcoach industry through networking, education and mentoring programs.


  • Primary Membership: CEO, General Managers and other  bus company executives/decision-makers who are women
  • Support Membership: Product and Services Suppliers, Bus Operator Sales and Marketing staff and Travel Industry staff

Click here to download the council enrollment form.


  • Chairwomen (2 year term)
    • Mary Young, Capitol Bus Lines Inc.
  • Vice Chairwomen (2 year term)
    • TBA

Upcoming Activities

Women in Buses Best Practices
January 11, 2015
Sponsored by North Dakota Tourism

3 -5 p.m.
Marketplace 2015
St. Louis, MO

Click here for more information

Past Activities

September 17, 2014
Women in Buses: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Driver Physical Qualifications Webinar

Elaine Papp, Division Chief of the Office of Medical Programs at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Join us for a Women in Buses exclusive webinar.  The presentation describes the role of the Medical Programs Office, discusses some statistics from the large truck causation study (this gives an idea about crashes for motor carriers even though you drive buses) as well as statistics about commercial motor vehicle drivers.   In addition the presentation discusses the various medical exemption programs available to drivers and the criteria for them.  There will be ample time for questions from the audience.

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July 30, 2014
Women in Buses: Ask the Experts at ABA and Find Your Answers HERE!

Peter Pantuso, President & CEO
Clyde Hart, Sr. Vice President, Government Affairs and Policy
Brandon Buchanan, Director of Regulatory Affairs and Director of the Bus Industry Safety Council

Join us for a Women in Buses exclusive webinar.  This session brings together some of the industry’s foremost experts from ABA’s staff to answer questions regarding topics such as current legislation, and regulatory issues. You will find your answers here!

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DOT launches "Women In Transportation" video series at White House forum, invites the public to submit their own stories. Click here for more information

Women in Buses Council met in January at Marketplace 2014. 
Click here for the minutes.  Click here to see the photos.

National Women’s Business Council Quarterly Public Meeting
March 26, 2014 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time
SBA Headquarters, Eisenhower Conference Room
409 Third Street, SW., Washington, DC

Please contact Taylor Barnes at 202–205–6827 or Taylor.barnes@nwbc.gov to receive
more information and conference call details.

Check out the Destinations feature, Women At the Wheel.

Destinations Magazine